Number of wolves in France rising

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France’s wolf population has increased, official statistics show. 

There are now a recorded 360 wolves in France, up from 292 in 2016, showing an increase of 23%. There are also now 42 wolf packs, up from 35, according to data by the ONCFS, a national agency which monitors the animals.

The number of areas where wolves are active now stands at 57, up by eight since the last count in the winter of 2015-2016. These new zones are in three departments of the Alps, as well as in Isère, in Savoie, Bouches-du-Rhône and in the Hérault.<<<Read More>>>